The MediaShop Johannesburg's managing director and board member Kgaugelo Maphai has resigned, Park Advertising's group managing director Chris Botha announced. Maphai has begun the handover process and his replacement is yet to be announced. He will now explore other business opportunities and establish his NPO that will focus on purpose-led cohesion in the country and on the continent.
During his time at the agency, Maphai launched different initiatives within the company and started two new divisions within the business, namely, the Integrated Marketing and Communications (IMC) division and the intelligence division, Tirisano. He also took part in various industry initiatives, having being a board member of the AMF (Advertising Media Forum), being part of the judging panels for AdFocus and the AMASA awards and serving as a member of the advisory panel for the Radio Awards.
"He is an amazing man, and we will miss his presence in the organisation. We wish him well on his journey ahead, and know that our business will continue to grow and advance," said Botha.